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Ep. 235 Is It a Good Idea to Expect Pastors to Be Biblical Counselors?

Ep. 235 Will You Stop Expecting Pastors to Be Biblical Counselors?

Shows Main Idea – Should pastors have the skillset to do biblical counseling? I’m talking about an ability to care for all people in any situation, no matter the degree of difficulty. Though everyone can disciple and pastors should be able to do it better… Continue Reading …

Ep. 219 Peeking Behind the Scenes of Our Transformative Training

Ep. 219 Peeking Behind the Scenes of Our Transformative Training

Shows Main Idea – Our Mastermind Program is somewhat unique when it comes to training in biblical counseling. I say this because our program is not just an informational, academic curriculum. It is transformational for the student, which translates into more effective soul care for… Continue Reading …

Ep. 162 A Superb Way to Put on a Church Conference

Shows Main Idea – The most effective conferences are those that have a long ramp-up time, a comprehensive pre-conference week, the conference sessions, and an extended period for “working out the conference” after it ends. This concept is what we did in Canada. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Ep. 150 Kevin Hurt, Executive Director of IABC

Shows Main Idea – Rick Thomas sat down with Kevin Hurt, Executive Director of the IABC to talk about counseling, discipleship, the local church, and how to do soul care well. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 149 Interview with Brandi Huerta

Shows Main Idea – Brandi Huerta is the wife of Matthew and mother of Chelsee, Rachel, and Josiah. She lives on the plains of Colorado, where she is active in the women’s, children’s, and counseling ministries at Grace Bible Church. Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

Ep. 134 Eight Days In Mexico

We had the privilege of going to Mexico to serve Bethel Baptist Church in Alhuey, Sinaloa for eight days. I taught eight times during a four-day conference in the church led by Tappan Hornor. Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 124 A Proactive Model For Equipping Your Church

Shows Main Idea – Having a strategic and well thought out plan for equipping the saints for the work of the ministry is vital for any church that wants to spread the fame of God more effectively. In this podcast, I illustrate a plan for… Continue Reading …

Ep. 117 Four Reasons You Should Not Take Our Mastermind Training

Shows Main Idea – We have a consistent interest in our Mastermind Training, as more folks benefit from our resources. The primary reason they want our training is that they love the content we produce, and they want to go deeper into it. But most… Continue Reading …

Ep. 100 Become a Certified Biblical Counselor Through Our Ministry

Shows Main Idea – Through our Mastermind Training Progam, you have the opportunity to become a Certified Biblical Counselor. In this podcast, I share this opportunity with you. NOTE: Due to the sinful fracturing and fallout of the IABC in 2019, I decided that we… Continue Reading …

Ep. 95 The Hillrose Lectures

Shows Main Idea – July 28-30, 2017, I had the privilege of leading a training conference at Hillrose Community Church in Hillrose, Colorado. It was a fabulous experience. The church invited our family to join them for three days of equipping in discipleship. On this… Continue Reading …